Archives for October 23rd, 1998

RESPONSIBILITY WITHOUT POWER FEAR

Headlines, PublicNet: 23 October, 1998

The government’s attempts to improve quality and reduce variation in the quality of patient care in the NHS has been given a qualified welcome by the Institute of Health Services Management.The attempt to drive up and unify standards follows a handful of well-publicised cases where patients appear to have been failed in the quality of medical care they have received.

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ALL SECTOR SUPPORT NEEDED FOR URBAN WHITE PAPER

Headlines, PublicNet: 23 October, 1998

There has been welcome support for the Deputy Prime Minister’s announcement of an urban white paper next year.And the Urban Task Force already in place to look for answers to urban problems has responded by stepping up its work in order that its findings and be presented and considered in the white paper.

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NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT IN EUROPE – PUBLIC SERVANTS IN TRANSITION

Book News, PublicNet: 23 October, 1998

Edited by: David Farnham, Professor of Employment Relations, University of Portsmouth.Many changes are taking place in the public sector across Europe as emphasis is being placed on the efficient use of resources, the way that public organisations are managed and their relationship with clients and customers. Post-bureaucratic structures are being introduced and a more managerialist culture is being established. A new type of public servant is emerging – the public manager. This book consists of three theoretical chapters and nine case studies of public managers, which examine these changes amongst member states of the European Union. The concluding chapter identifies common trends and explains similarities and differences in terms of the constitutional, political, cultural and economic contexts.

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